How do I disable XP CD-RW software

  TommyRed 11:36 02 Dec 2003

Have today ordered Nero 6 OEM and now need to disable XP's own software, instructions gratefully received. Thanks TR

  Diodorus Siculus 11:41 02 Dec 2003

click here

click here

for a couple of suggestions.

  TommyRed 12:08 02 Dec 2003

The 1st link doesn't work for XP home but I eventually got to 'Services' in Control Panel. Is this how you disable it: highlight it right click select 'properties' select 'logon' select 'disable' for profile 1? TR

  Diodorus Siculus 12:13 02 Dec 2003

Yes, from what I can remember, that is the way to disable a service in XP.

Have a look at click here details of Services within XP.

  TommyRed 12:14 02 Dec 2003

Highlight the IMAPI CD-Burning COM is what I should have said. TR

  christmascracker 12:17 02 Dec 2003

Right click the service that you want to disable click on properties, stop it if it's running then click on the drop down list named startup type and set to disable

  alcudia 12:47 02 Dec 2003

All I did was open Control Panel, right click the CD-RW drive, chose properties and then the Recording Tab. Unchecked the box that said Enable CD recording on this drive.

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